Road Test: 2019 Kia Niro EV

A Competitive All-Electric Compact Crossover The Kia Niro now offers three levels of electrification. The hybrid version extends the gasoline engine’s range for more miles per gallon. The plug-in hybrid (PHEV) enables battery power for local driving, but lets you take long trips using the gas engine. The brand-new EV moves ... Read More...

Road Test: BMW i8 Roadster

An Electrified Open-Air Supercar “It’s a BMW Ferrari!” Nothing says it better than this comment from a passerby when I was (carefully) parking BMW’s magnificent i8 plug-in hybrid sports roadster. It really grabs attention, even though most people probably have no idea that it’s partially motivated by electrons. The i8 is one of ... Read More...

News: Gig Car Share

A New Way To Get a Car for an Errand—an Hour, a Mile—or a Day UPDATE: Gig Car Share's got a new gig! It's launching a fleet of 260 all-electric Chevrolet Bolts in Sacramento in a few months. The program, aimed at provided zero emission transportation for folks without their own ... Read More...

Road Test: 2018 BMW i3s

A Little Quicker, Sportier EV Around since the 2014 model year, the BMW i3 has been the leader in the luxury small EV market, although the Tesla Model 3 is now marking its territory. The i3 hasn’t changed much over the years except for colors and one upgrade to its modest ... Read More...